Is there a good media server s/w package out there? My NAS is a Seagate Personal Cloud which works very well as a drive from any PC or laptop in the house that's mapped to it. It's more than fast enough. Reading it via the iPad Naim app is dog slow though, to the point where it usually times out before it's got everything across so I end up with Artists A to about T with gaps if I'm lucky, and nothing beyond. This is with Plex, supposedly one of the best media server packages. If I run the Seagate built-in s/w it's hardly any better, and lacks the logical ordering of albums by artists and a few other niceties that Plex does have when it works
It's not as if it has a million tracks to load; there are about 900 CDs (albums) and 7000+ tracks. I thought it was the old slow iPad at fault but the new one - which is noticeably quicker in all other respects - displays the same problem. So did my half-decent Android phone. Do others suffer this? What's the workaround?